Archive for the ‘Recommendations’ Category
Since Christmas is just around the corner, I thought it might be useful to list some Christmas related Apps. Since there are so many, I decided to limit myself to a partial list of Free Applications. I hope some of these prove useful!
Disclaimer: Please note that this list is not an endorsement of any of the Apps that you are responsible to perform your own due diligence before buying any … Read More
Being the resident “technologist” in my office, I’ve noticed two interesting trends this holiday season:
1. Lots of people want iPads.
2. Apple has done such a good job of promoting the iPad, they almost did *too* good of a job.
Second only to “What’s the difference between WiFi and 3G?” the most often question I get asked is “Can an iPad replace my laptop/desktop/[fill in computing need here]?”. Surprisingly – to … Read More
As part of the series on Canadian city specific Apps, this post is about Apps for Montreal.
Disclaimer: Please note that this list is not an endorsement of any of the Apps that you are responsible to perform your own due diligence before buying any of these.
As everyone knows, Hockey is Canada’s game and since the NHL season started a while back I thought it would be time to highlight some of the ways Canadians can keep up with their Hockey news and scores.
In this list, I have focused on information related to the Canadian teams, although I know some Canadians are fans of teams from south of the border.
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Last week I posted a list of 11 Apps for Toronto users and based on the feedback from readers, there seems to be demand for more of these lists for other cities as well.
So I guess I just started a series that will be developed in the next few weeks and for which I will try to list some of the Apps that are specific to some of the larger … Read More
Looking for Apps that may be useful if you are coming to visit Toronto or if you live there and want to plug into what is going on? The following is a selection of applications that may be useful for your needs. Although some of those applications are designed for the iPhone, they do provide some functionality that could be useful on the iPad and were included in this list.
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Are you an avid photographer? If you are and you have an iPad, Lee Morris over from FStoppers.com has an amazing video for you to see. Using his jailbroken iPad (and MyWi), an Eye-Fi Connect X2 SDHC, the app ShutterSnitch, and his dSLR, Lee is able to watch his snapped photos stream directly to the iPad after pressing the shutter. Awesome.
How it works is the Eye-Fi SDHC will … Read More
Over at our big brother site, iPhoneinCanada.ca, we reviewed one of the hottest free apps to hit the App Store, netTalk. This free VoIP app will allow you to make free calls to anywhere in Canada and the USA, which can possibly eliminate your Skype Subscription plan.
Here are the features:
– Free calling to the US and Canada
- Connectivity through WIFI/3G/Edge
- Record conversations
- Import your contacts from … Read More
When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad to an expectant world on January 27, one of the applications he showed off was the New York Times. It wowed both those in the audience and reviewers, with some heralding it as the future of journalism because of its appealing, readable layout and the way it took advantage of the iPad form factor. When you opened the app you saw a collection of … Read More
As Gary indicated yesterday, TED released an iPad app this week and I gave it a spin yesterday to see what it offers.
First things first. What is TED you might ask? TED which stands for: Technology, Entertainment, Design, is a small nonprofit organisation devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”. In short, TED is a compilation of presentations that run from 2 to about 18 minutes that talk about a topic that … Read More